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04-15-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,806
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Posted By Wilbur76

Cheap hi-ten steel GT Palomar. Fell in love with...

Cheap hi-ten steel GT Palomar. Fell in love with the ride and geometry was perfect. Had to give it new life. Shame I lost the full side profile pics of it in before state.
BEFORE - Rust everywhere...
04-14-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,806
Views: 681,898
Posted By Reid_Fleming

Looks great! Did you have to sand at all first?...

Looks great! Did you have to sand at all first? What kind of paint did you use?
04-13-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By noglider

Neither would I, and I don't think it's a good...

Neither would I, and I don't think it's a good idea for anyone else. I wouldn't say this in the SS-FG forum, but I will say it here.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,697
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

That's a nice looking bike now. Great job! I...

That's a nice looking bike now. Great job!

I do have to comment on the seat though. It's been my experience that often when a seat is so tipped down, at it's nose, that the seat height is too...
04-12-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By SwimmerMike

Great job on the rebuild. You made some great...

Great job on the rebuild. You made some great choices on the build. I really like it with the drop bars.
04-12-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By John E

I wouldn't ride a track bike on the street...

I wouldn't ride a track bike on the street without at least a front brake, but that's just me.

It looks absolutely beautiful!
04-12-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By merziac

berkleydriskill Poetic license can serve us...

berkleydriskill

Poetic license can serve us well as it has you here.

The ability to tastefully "reroute" the vibe, aesthetic, etc. can be very good in many cases like this.

If it had come...
04-12-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By noobinsf

Wow, what a beautiful bike... Yeah, most folks...

Wow, what a beautiful bike... Yeah, most folks here believe bikes are meant to be ridden, and comfort and fit are foremost. Great job!
04-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By merziac

Again, H**Y CRAP! :love: No worries, great...

Again, H**Y CRAP! :love:

No worries, great job. ;)

All good, period. :thumb:
04-12-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By polymorphself

We're actually pretty far from that kind of...

We're actually pretty far from that kind of bunch, still around longer and see! Awesome bike.
04-12-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By clubman

The shot in the creek is cool. Not afraid to get...

The shot in the creek is cool. Not afraid to get a little wet?
04-12-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By noglider

What kind of riding are you doing on this beauty?...

What kind of riding are you doing on this beauty? And I'm not clear on whether you're using the riser or the drop bars.
04-12-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By bikemig

This bike is beautiful. No one will give you...

This bike is beautiful. No one will give you grief over the mix of parts. A lot of posters here do that from time to time especially when the bike is a rider and not a museum piece.
04-12-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By francophile

The only thing I think anyone could give you beef...

The only thing I think anyone could give you beef about is the riser/tracker bar with BMX style grips, but seeing the bike with a proper old school drop-wrapped track bar BEFORE the other pics, I'd...
04-12-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful build

Perfect blend of period correct and modern. Classy af!
04-12-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By bOsscO

Fantastic work on this build.

Fantastic work on this build.
04-12-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By John Nolan

Wow! Really nice.

Wow! Really nice.
04-12-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By francophile

Looks beutiful! Who ended up doing the frame...

Looks beutiful! Who ended up doing the frame refinishing work, I didn't see that listed? (sorry if I missed it)
And how'd you settle on black for the color? 9surely there must be a story)
04-12-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By clubman

Heck of a bike.

Heck of a bike.
03-24-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By jack pot

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/360x500/51ojlygvrfl_17a0955fb17ad3971a8167d55e937ef806e71ba3.jpg :thumb:
01-20-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By ethet

This is dope.

This is dope.
01-16-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By Regulatori

My beat-to-death Samson. Still fun to ride. ...

My beat-to-death Samson. Still fun to ride.

(yes, chain is too tight. Switched to larger cog for Seattle hills and haven't added a half-link)

https://i.imgur.com/udHndc3.jpg
01-16-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By geeteeiii

My HVZ Meteor waiting for summer. ...

My HVZ Meteor waiting for summer.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20210116_153809_b228bc93732532d7478911bcf491a5c7a16b6669.jpg
01-07-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By ethet

2019 Rinsei Lab Keirin

My beloved Rinsei Lab keirin bike...
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12-23-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By abshipp

Picked up this frame on eBay a couple of weeks...

Picked up this frame on eBay a couple of weeks ago.

Seller said he built it in the 70s out of Columbus SL. Overall it's pretty well made, certainly comparable to any of the mid-level production...
12-12-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By Ymerej

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bf838891_6728_41f2_92d2_be5865c7dec7_d6d5901e212eba9f6fb7bd66247b5c453111e704.jpeg
75 mile ride this morning Sorry not the best photo...
12-05-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By bro

Yo I haven't posted in a while. Here's the...

Yo I haven't posted in a while. Here's the current whip... It's sparkly. Needs proper outdoor pics...
wheelset, crankset, frame protector, chain and cog/lockring from retrogression
edit - better...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-26-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,697
Posted By unterhausen

if you try to post pics now, the system will save...

if you try to post pics now, the system will save them in your gallery and we can post them for you.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-26-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,697
Posted By ThatsOK Cyril

Newbie here so I cannot post pix yet but this...

Newbie here so I cannot post pix yet but this looks very similar to my (reportedly-not decal’d) Chas Roberts I bought 30yrs ago. Same fork crown, seatstay caps, and triple circle cutouts in lugs....
11-04-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Was a surprisingly nice near-70 degree day in MKE...

Was a surprisingly nice near-70 degree day in MKE today, so I took a little extra time on the ride to work and stopped to snap a pic of the Rush against what I thought would be kind of cool looking...
11-02-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By Het Volk

My 1981 Fuji America Conversion. I switched to a...

My 1981 Fuji America Conversion. I switched to a freehub with a 7 speed cassette, and then used the Surly Singulator to tension the chain. You can see that the bike is a low-trail geometry bike,...
11-02-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By abshipp

I hit a rock and totally ruined my rear...

I hit a rock and totally ruined my rear derailleur last week.

Decided to convert my MTB and had one of the most fun rides ever this afternoon.
...
10-29-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By PIFFLE

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2020_10_09_99b19ab56335a0000d26026547e6c85f4410b2d9.jpg
mechanical excellence
10-14-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By Miele Man

Just finished converting this Velo Sport to a...

Just finished converting this Velo Sport to a single speed. Left on the Adamas AX brake calipers but took all t he other Adamas AX stuff off except for the wheels and hubs.
...
10-08-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By andom

Finally finished my (first) build today, found a...

Finally finished my (first) build today, found a cheap 1972 motobecane frameset on FB that a guy had powdercoated. He sold it to me with headset and BB for $110--a pretty solid deal.
...
10-08-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By Nixhex

What in God's name is this? Holy crap, it's...

What in God's name is this? Holy crap, it's beautiful.
09-24-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By Rolla

Very, very nice! What are the bars?

Very, very nice! What are the bars?
09-22-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By Jeffoutlaw

My first fixed gear... Fuji Feather

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09-08-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By indigowarpz

Work...

Work bike:https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/_dsc5405_f304745a53abd112c387c56473e60aea1e7767af.jpg...
08-28-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By ebitDUH

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/track_bike_2c3200886b50670f8b63bfe398c65cb0369cd48c.jpg

Dolan dressed up as a canyon to match its brother
07-29-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,813
Posted By cococard

My baby that's up for sale :( ...

My baby that's up for sale :(

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/image9_6f60ac34040de2043533f7e437d7cdcf51cc546b.jpeg
...
09-17-08, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,806
Views: 681,898
Posted By icyuod2

well, just to mix things up alittle. (cause i...

well, just to mix things up alittle. (cause i don't play well with road bikes)
my before
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s7/icyuodd/newride.jpg
after...
09-11-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,806
Views: 681,898
Posted By cudak888

Thanks - and for the record, here's the "BEFORE"...

Thanks - and for the record, here's the "BEFORE" on the '70 Paramount. I'm coming up on the complete "AFTER" faster then I thought thanks to a few things sent to me by the Pastor of Schwinns himself...
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